5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Jackson
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: Jackson

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nashville road trip website .

Jackson to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jackson in May, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Go for a jaunt from Pigeon Forge to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 54 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Sun) at Dollywood. Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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